Faculty Profile Jae Man Joo

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    Jae Man Joo


    Advanced Intermediate Ballet
    Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 11:30AM- 1:00PM
    Fridays 1:00-2:30PM


    Jae Man Joo is Korean Born Artist, He is a Recipient Of Princess Grace Award For excellence In choreography in 2009. Past 20 years He Worked With Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Served as the Associate Artistic Director, Ballet Master. Joo Started Classical Ballet training In South Korea Where he was born And raised. In 1996, He Received The Best Individual Artist Award From The Bagnolet International Dance Festival In Paris, France. He Was A Principal Dancer At Complexions Contemporary Ballet And Ballet Hispanico. Also Has Worked With Shen Wei, Zvi Gotheiner, Igal Perry, Jessica Lang. He is a Resident choreographer of Complexions. He created many ballets for Complexions and All works premiered at one and only The Joyce Theater, New York City. “Tears” (Rachmaninoff) in 2007, “Surface” (Debussy) in 2008, “Atmosphere”(Bach) in 2009, ”Flight" (Bach) in 2012 , ”Recur"(Richter,Silverstrov) in 2013. “Goodnight” (Arvo Pärt) in 2017. Jae Man Joo Created work "Beautiful Imperfection" (Nyman) Commissioned By Marymount Manhattan College Dance in 2015. And the same year he created “Into The Light” (Vivaldi) for Alvin Ailey/ Fordham BFA and also performed by PCDC. In 2016 he created a New Work “Circular” (Denisov, Handel) for Ailey II - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. In 2017 Jae Man Joo invited to create a New work for Jacob's Pillow 85th Anniversary season and his new work "Canvas” which world premiered at the prestigious Jacob’s Pillow Inside/Out stage. In 2018 He Reconstructed reimagined revival “Into the Light" music of Vivaldi, Performed by Point Park Dance in Pittsburgh. In 2018 He Created a Brand New work "Intermezzo" for Wise Ballet Theater and premiered in Seoul, Korea. Recently he has created a new work for Contemporary program at Jacob's Pillow. Title "Dive & Unfold " premiered at the prestigious Pillow Inside/Out stage.

    For more information about Jae, visit www.jaemanjoo.com/

    Class Description

    His technique class offers the intermediate/Advanced/ professional dancer an explorative approach to classical ballet technique that incorporates the full upper body combined with precise foot work. His approach to dance encourages the dancer to work smart and hard within the framework of traditional ballet with an emphasis on developing strength and appreciation of musicality, while they enjoy the basics of learning ballet movement. His Ballet class is recommended for CLASSICAL DANCERS who want learn the artistry of moving more freely with special attention to developing a dynamic torso. MODERN DANCERS who want to be stronger while developing more precise movement will enjoy taking class with Joo, who is a former principal dancer for a professional contemporary dance companies. He spent many years as Associate Artistic Director of Complexions Contemporary Ballet and Received the prestigious Princess Grace Choreography Award.

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                    Week of: Dec 9, 2019 - Dec 15, 2019
    Times Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
    11:30AM - 1:00PM     Adv-Inter
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    Jae Man Joo

    Simon Kazantsev
    1:00PM - 2:30PM           Adv-Inter
    Jae Man Joo